A statue of a nude male youth in a standing position, from the archaic period of Greek art (620-500 b.c.)
A sculpture representing a standing nude young man, especially one produced in Greece before the fifth century bc .
Origin of kouros
- Greek boy ker-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Ionic Ancient Greek κοῦρος (kouros), variant of Ancient Greek κόρος (koros, “boy”).